Discover the Arts-MOCA

Janis JoplinJimi HendrixThe Doors (music group)Mark RothkoJackson PollockWillem de KooningDiane Arbus

Gayle Anderson was live at the MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART to continue the series DISCOVER THE ARTS IN LOS ANGELES, special discounts and events at lot of museums and performing arts venues in southern California.

On the occasion of its 30th anniversary, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), debuts "COLLECTION: MOCA'S FIRST THIRTY YEARS", the largest-ever installation of its renowned permanent collection featuring more than 500 artworks by over 200 artists. MOCA's collection, which numbers nearly 6,000 works dating from 1939 to the present day, is internationally regarded as one of the most important collections of postwar art in the world. While works from the collection have been seen in more than 100 thematic exhibitions at MOCA since the museum's founding in 1979, the new installation will make a significant portion of the collection accessible to the public on a long-term basis.

The layout of "COLLECTION: MOCA'S FIRST THIRTY YEARS" will be chronological, providing a comprehensive survey of the past 70 years of contemporary art history. Filling the galleries at both of MOCA's downtown Los Angeles locations, the installation will occupy 24,000 square feet of exhibition space at MOCA Grand Avenue with works dating from 1939 through 1980, and an additional 26,000 square feet of exhibition space at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA with works dating from 1980 to the present. Geographical as well as ideological overlaps and distinctions will be highlighted, and a mix of well established and lesser-known artists will be featured.

"COLLECTION: MOCA'S FIRST THIRTY YEARS includes works in various media by Diane Arbus, Chris Burden, Willem de Kooning, Öyvind Fahlström, Alberto Giacometti, Nan Goldin, Robert Irwin, Donald Judd, On Kawara, Mike Kelley, Franz Kline, Paul McCarthy, Piet Mondrian, Bruce Nauman, Claes Oldenburg, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, Mark Rothko, and Antoni Tapies, among many other artists. The exhibition is organized by MOCA Chief Curator Paul Schimmel.

For more information, contact:
Collection: The First Thirty Years
Museum of Contemporary Art / MOCA
250 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
1-213-626-6222
www.moca.org

For more information and a complete listing of the museums and venues participating in the DISCOVER THE ARTS IN LOS ANGELES campaign, visit the website:

"Discover the Arts in Los Angeles"
Now through April 30th, 2010
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Wednesday, April 14th, 2010, Gayle began her DISCOVER THE ARTS IN LOS ANGELES series at:
The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)
628 Alamitos Avenue
Long Beach 90802
562.437.1689
562.437.7043 FAX
www.molaa.org

Current Exhibitions:
Through Sunday, May 2nd
"Changing the Focus: Latin American Photography 1990-2005"

Through Sunday, June 6th
"Leandro Erlich: Lost Garden"

Thursday, April 15th through Sunday, April 18th
Destination: Venezuela

Thursday, April 15th
6 pm to 10 pm
"En La Noche"
RSVP: 562.437.1689 or www.molaa.org

Thursday, April 15th, 2010, Gayle visited the Grammy Museum, another DISCOVER THE ARTS location, where you will find the new exhibit "Strange Kozmic Experience"; spotlighting the live and careers of The Doors, Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix.

"Strange Kozmic Experience: The Doors, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix"
The Grammy Museum
800 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90015
213.765.6803
www.grammymuseum.org

Friday, April 16th, Gayle visited the Autry Museum, yes, a DISCOVER THE ARTS location, where you can see and experience "Home Lands: Seeing Women in History Makes History Look Different."

Now through August 22, 2010
"Home Lands: Seeing Women in History Makes History Look Different"
The Autry Museum
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Tuesday, April 20th, Gayle took a look at the new Skirball Cultural Center exhibit.
"MONSTERS AND MIRACLES: A JOURNEY THROUGH JEWISH PICTURE BOOKS"
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard
Los Angeles 90049
(310) 440-4500
(310) 440-4595 FAX
www.KTLA.com
www.skirball.org

Wednesday, April 21st, Gayle was live at the Craft and Folk Art Museum. The museum for two new exhibits:

"Bold Abstractions: Textiles from Central Asia & Iran" and "The Fool's Journey: The History and Symbolism of the Tarot"

The Craft and Folk Arts Museum will allow you to shop around the world for MOTHER'S DAY at its Global Bazaar SATURDAY, MAY 8TH FROM 10AM TO 6PM. If you're a member of the museum, you will receive 10%-to-20% off purchases from vendors offering the best handcrafted, fair-trade, and artisan produced items!

For more information:
"Discover the Arts in Los Angeles"
Craft and Folk Art Museum
5814 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
1.323.937.4230
www.cafam.org
E-mail: info@cafam.org

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